1) We all live in a world of dreams to an extent and our dreams are the opposite of reality; what is the denominator in Walter Mitty’s dreams?
What comes in common between all the characters that Mitty dreams about is the heroic savior attitude which comes many forms, from a captain saving his crew, to a creative doctor that utilizes useless things to save lives to a soldier that stands bravely serving his country until his last moments. These dreams have one link that groups them all in the same category in which is heroic acts that involves service in which appreciation is shown.
2) Was Walter Mitty undefeated?
I think that there are two different ways in looking at the ending of the story of which both Mitty’s is unfulfilled. The first is that Walter is victorious in some way, and the second is that he is ultimately defeated. In some way, appearing as he is never a loser in his fantasies as in real life which he appears in to be timid and constantly in conflict with his nagging, overbearing wife shows that the two personas the Mitty’s trying to pose in will always contradict each other which gives me the feeling that Mitty’s struggle towards achieving the characters in his dream in which stop still persist. However when it comes to the general analysis of his dreamt characters, the common thing among all the dreams in which is bravery is non to be found in the real week character of Mitty in where the paradox drops and suggest a complete defeat of Mitty in front of real life.
3) What are the imaginative links of Walter Mitty’s dreams that connects reality?
What really makes reality unfold from the dreamt characters is that each of the characters are linked somehow to the situation that mitty’s facing in in the real life. That suggests that Mitty’s always inspired by reality in order to find a base for his dream. Examples for that are shown in the different scenarios like when Mitty was driving the car with his wife at the beginning, the car and the...